“Wearing jeans can do more for the country than wearing a tie…”
The leader of the musical group “Okean Elzy” Svyatoslav Vakarchuk said that he would not run for presidential elections in 2019.
He said this in the video on the official YouTube channel, reports strana.ua.
“I have repeatedly stated, the government as such, the presidency as such is not interesting to me. I’m interested in real change in the country. And to dot the “and”, remove all questions, declare: I, Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, will not participate in the presidential elections of 2019. I am well aware that now, in jeans can do more for the country than wearing a tie. And I’m not going to stand in the side, ” he said.
However, he noted that he would work “with his team” for changes in the country and the victory of Pro-European forces.
“Together with my team, I will work hard to ensure that Pro-European forces have won. I will work to bring the power of as many young professionals as the future of people, those for whom justice and the public interest above all else”, – said the singer.